Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

Norton reports 74 percent of NZ parents are oblivious to their kids' online activities
Posted on 17-Jul-2015 09:24Tags News, Security

New Zealand parents are in the dark about their kids' online activities and are avoiding crucial conversations about their children's online privacy and security practices according to survey data released by Internet security company, Norton by Symantec. Comments (Comments)

Huawei P8 launches with screen repair promise
Posted on 17-Jul-2015 08:57Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

If you’re the kind of person who drops phones, Huawei has the offer for you. The company promises a free screen repair service for customers buying the P8 phone. To qualify you have to register your phone with the company and the deal lasts for the 12 months from the time you purchase the phone. […] Comments (Comments)

VMob launches integration With Azure Mobile Engagement
Posted on 16-Jul-2015 09:57Tags News, SaaS

The integration will give existing Azure Mobile Engagement customers an easy way to add on VMob's solution, giving them the full functionality of VMob's personalization platform on top of Azure Mobile Engagement. Comments (Comments)

HERE and industry partners announce the formation of the Open Mobile Ticketing Alliance (OMTA)
Posted on 16-Jul-2015 09:52Tags News, Computing

The aim of the Open Mobile Ticketing Alliance is to enable the vision of 'Register once, travel anywhere' by developing open, interoperable standards with payment vendors and transit operators. Comments (Comments)

FarmIQ applies information technology to make a difference for farmers
Posted on 16-Jul-2015 09:45Tags News, SaaS

FarmIQ has been recognised for a project that has brought together Wellington IT capability and the company's agribusiness expertise to make a difference for New Zealand farmers. Comments (Comments)

Veeam announces integration with Oracle in new Veeam availability Suite v9
Posted on 16-Jul-2015 09:41Tags News, Computing

The addition of Veeam Explorer for Oracle comes at the request of enterprise customers seeking advanced Oracle support to deliver on the needs of today's Always-On Business. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand government Microsoft Licensing Agreement extended
Posted on 16-Jul-2015 09:35Tags News, SaaS

The all-of-government Microsoft Licensing Agreement has been extended for another three years, says Government Chief Technology Officer, Tim Occleshaw. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft NZ's former Managing Director Paul Muckleston heading to Seattle
Posted on 15-Jul-2015 12:28Tags News, Computing

Paul Muckleston heading to Seattle to take up new worldwide role as General Manager for Surface Channel Sales. Comments (Comments)

NZ Tech Podcast 238: CarPlay, Android Auto hands on; Global Mode; Apple Music; Voyager
Posted on 14-Jul-2015 11:59Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

I join Paul Spain (@paulspain) and Seeby Woodhouse to try Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, discuss the demise of Global Mode, Apple Music and Beats 1 radio, Voyager’s new consumer Internet services, Hacking Team themselves getting hacked and Blackberry’s Android, Lumia 940, One Plus 2, Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Published by NZ’s Podcast […] Comments (Comments)

Phone woes drag Samsung down
Posted on 9-Jul-2015 07:13Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Samsung sees seventh straight profit decline says the Wall Street Journal as the world’s largest phone maker turns in another poor result. The report says sales of the latest Galaxy S6 phones were lower than expected. Although the company doesn’t break out quarterly results by division, the WSJ says the semiconductor business is booming and […] Comments (Comments)

Crapware still features on Windows devices
Posted on 8-Jul-2015 09:09Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Within minutes of starting the otherwise excellent Dell XPS there was a reminder of one of the worst aspects of new Windows computers: Crapware. The review machine came with a copy of MacAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware. These programs aren’t necessarily crap. But when shovelled on otherwise pristine systems they qualify as grade A crapware. Because I […] Comments (Comments)

Semble adds Snapper to mobile wallet
Posted on 7-Jul-2015 13:20Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Kiwis can now enjoy the convenience of using public transport with only their smartphone, thanks to the addition of Snapper to the Semble mobile wallet app. Comments (Comments)

Revera Vault sizes up petabytes
Posted on 7-Jul-2015 07:53Tags News, SaaS

Revera opens "Vault", a New Zealand-based cloud storage for petabyte volumes at public cloud prices. Comments (Comments)

Department of Conservation deploys Content Management Solution
Posted on 7-Jul-2015 07:50Tags News, Web media

Department of Conservation (DOC) becomes first Government Department to implement ContentWorX, a new Enterprise Content Management solution from approved panel. Comments (Comments)

Avondale College and HP in innovation partnership
Posted on 7-Jul-2015 07:47Tags News, Computing

Avondale College is one of New Zealand's largest secondary schools with over 2600 students, including 150 international students, 160+ staff. Comments (Comments)

Dell XPS 13 review: 2015’s best Ultrabook
Posted on 6-Jul-2015 07:45Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Dell designed the XPS 13 as a premium Ultrabook to show off what it can do with the format. It does that with style. You won’t find a better Windows 8.1 clamshell laptop. This is the first Dell PC I’ve been excited about in a long time. For a while it looked as if traditional […] Comments (Comments)

Six of the best personal cloud storage plans — July 2015
Posted on 4-Jul-2015 08:30Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

There’s no shortage of good options for storing data in the cloud. Here is a list of the six best-known inexpensive services that consumers and small businesses can use with little specialist expertise. I’ve tried all of them myself and regularly use four of the services listed. All of them are free or inexpensive and […] Comments (Comments)

Microsoft NZ announces new Managing Director
Posted on 3-Jul-2015 16:24Tags News, Computing

Kiwi global technology executive returns to take up leadership reins as company positions itself for "mobile-first, cloud-first" era. Comments (Comments)

Oracle enhances cloud team with strong workforce expansion in Asia Pacific
Posted on 2-Jul-2015 12:23Tags News, SaaS

Over 800 new salespeople hired to support growing customer demand for cloud across the APAC region. Comments (Comments)

Meet the weekend ethical hackers
Posted on 2-Jul-2015 07:05Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Ethical hackers, a growing band of computer professionals, use their skills to work out of hours on projects benefitting society. Don Christie, founder and director of Wellington’s largest open source service and cloud computing service provider Catalyst, is happy if developers and other IT professionals working for the firm moonlight as hackers. Thanks to the media, hacker is […] Comments (Comments)

No Android phone is worth NZ$1000
Posted on 1-Jul-2015 12:51Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

Although LG’s G4 is one of the best Android phones you can buy it isn’t likely to sell large numbers. At least not in New Zealand. That’s because at NZ$1200 it is too expensive. It doesn’t stack up well against the competition. LG’s problem is that the G4 is squeezed between Apple at the top of the […] Comments (Comments)

Jason Paris CEO of Spark Home, Mobile & Business from today
Posted on 1-Jul-2015 10:42Tags News, Broadband

Jason Paris steps into the role of CEO Spark Home, Mobile and Business (HMB) today, with the departure of former CEO Chris Quin at the end of June. Comments (Comments)

Freeview launches FreeviewPlus
Posted on 1-Jul-2015 10:38Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Freeview has launched a new digital TV platform designed to give New Zealanders easy access to on-demand video services on their TVs - FreeviewPlus. Comments (Comments)

Cisco to acquire OpenDNS
Posted on 1-Jul-2015 09:14Tags News, Security

Company will pay US$365 million for service that provide threat protection and parental controls. Comments (Comments)

LG G4: One of the better Android flagship phones
Posted on 30-Jun-2015 07:07Tags News, Bill Bennett, by Bill Bennett

LG’s latest flagship phone, the G4, will warm the heart of any long-term Android fan. It is one of the last remaining Android flagships to keep a removable back, memory expansion slot and replaceable battery. That combination once distinguished Androids from iPhones. If you miss those features, this is the phone for you. There may be […] Comments (Comments)


Prev1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | ... | 385Next